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Introduction

  • Nazia Hussein
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Abstract

South Asian women are in crisis. The region has been identified as one of the worst places in the world to be a female, along with sub-Saharan Africa (World Vision 2016). South Asian women’s position in society is constantly evaluated within patriarchal domination, right-wing nationalism, religious fundamentalism, and capitalist exploitation. Under these conditions, it has become essential to revisit the dynamic area of women’s identity constructions in the region.

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  • Nazia Hussein
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyBirmingham City UniversityBirminghamUK

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